Definition of Scone

1. Noun. Small biscuit (rich with cream and eggs) cut into diamonds or sticks and baked in an oven or (especially originally) on a griddle.

Generic synonyms: Quick Bread
Specialized synonyms: Drop Scone, Griddlecake, Scotch Pancake



Definition of Scone

1. n. A cake, thinner than a bannock, made of wheat or barley or oat meal.

Definition of Scone

1. Proper noun. A village north of Perth in Scotland; the coronation site of Scottish kings until 1651 ¹

2. Noun. A small, rich, pastry or quick bread, sometimes baked on a griddle ¹

3. Noun. (context: Utah) frybread served with honey butter spread on the cooked bread ¹

4. Verb. (context: Australia, NZ) To hit, especially on the head. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scone

1. a flat, round cake [n -S]

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Literary usage of Scone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban by William Forbes Skene (1886)
"The Pictish Chronicle records a meeting at scone between Constantine, ... At scone, too, William the Lion decreed in council with his magnates that the ..."

2. Councils and Ecclesiastical Documents Relating to Great Britain and Ireland by William Stubbs, David Wilkins (1873)
"Council of scone*, under Constantine son of Aodh, King, and Cellach, ... thus making his reign begin AD 903, and the council of scone date AD 909. ..."

3. The Scottish Nation: Or, The Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and by William Anderson (1863)
"Lord scone raised the end of the board with the green cloth, and threw the latter over him, but be still continued. His lordship then caused S'une of his ..."

4. Councils and ecclesiastical documents relating to Great Britain and Ireland by William Stubbs, David Wilkins (1873)
"Foundation of the sees of Moray and of Dunkeld' 0 The foundation charter of scone Abbey is witnessed by " Gregorius Episcopus," and "Cormac Episcopus," and ..."

5. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1885)
"scone, a parish containing the hamlet of Old scone and the town of New scone, in the SE of Perthshire, on the £ bank of the river Tay. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Probably the ancient House of scone, which stood near the abbey, provided the kings with temporary accommodation. Both the abbey and the house were burned ..."

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